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Excited to be part of OpenECOMP
Metaswitch is very pleased to be among the founding members of OpenECOMP.   As one of the first four announced vendors in AT&T’s Domain 2.0 program ...
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Cloud-Native VNFs Ease On-boarding Process
One of the biggest frustrations that service providers currently have with implementing network functions virtualization (NFV) is on-boarding virtual ...
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Cloud Native is a Hot Topic
I attended SDN World Congress in The Hague a couple weeks ago and among many meetings there I had a conversation with David Snow, Principle Analyst ...
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The missing link: VNF to SDN
NFV and SDN both play key roles in the ongoing evolution of telco networks to support flexible, programmable and composable services on a generic ...
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The Myth of the Carrier-Grade Cloud
Many of the network operators that we are talking to about virtualized network functions (VNFs) are investing heavily in building specially ...
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Virtualized and Legacy Networks Can Coexist
NFV can’t be a clean break from the past; it’s got to coexist with what’s already out there in the network. And there are some good technologies that ...
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The Pervasive Openness of NFV
Open can mean different things to different people in the context of NFV, but it plays a very significant role.
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Open Source vs. Standardization
There’s a debate going on about how much we should let standards bodies specify NFV versus how much we should just rely on de facto standards. I ...
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Network Operators Leverage IT Assets for NFV
Service providers typically have an IT infrastructure which is running cloud and virtualization today. They also have a bunch of physical network ...
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Collaboration Drives NFV Development
Open Platform NFV (OPNFV) and the ETSI NFV Industry Specification Group are both very much collaborative activities, and there is a lot of sharing ...
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